Jonathan’s return in 2015 ‘ll deepen our democracy – Audu-Emeje

September 3, 2014 - 0

Ambassador Aisha Audu-Emeje is the Deputy Director-General of House-2-House Campaign for Democracy and member, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the group currently  clamouring for President Goodluck Jonathan to re-contest in 2015. In this interview with SAMUEL OGIDAN, she faults claims that the over 3000 campaign organisations canvassing for Jonathan’s return were being sponsored by the Presidency   The  House-2-House campaign Read More

Adamawa people ‘ll speak like Ekiti, Osun – Gulak

August 28, 2014 - 0

Ahmed Gulak was the immediate past Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matter and presently a governorship aspirant in Adamawa state. In this interview, Gulak speaks on his ambition and the political maneuvering  in the state. Besides, the ex-presidential aide also talks on Nuhu Ribadu’s defection to PDP.  SAMUEL OGIDAN reports   Why are you at the PDP Read More

Removing LG from exclusive list will have negative impact – Hajiya Nasir

July 30, 2014 - 0

Hajiya Talatu Nasir is a member of PDP Board of Trustees from Katsina state and a delegate to the national conference. In this interview with EMEKA NZE, she defends the northern position that the removal of the local government from the exclusive list will not augur well to the people at the grassroots whose only closeness to the government is Read More

Over five million demand for hajj seats annually – Muhammed

July 23, 2014 - 0

Ibrahim Muhammed is the National Coordinator of Independent Hajj Reporters of Nigeria, a civil society organization that monitors and reports hajj activities in the country. In this interview with USMAN IBN A. LAPAI, he condemns the calls for the scrapping of pilgrims’ boards even as he suggests ways of improving hajj operation Proposed scrapping of pilgrims boards by confab First, Read More

80% of labour force in Africa is vulnerable to unemployment – ILO Director

July 9, 2014 - 0

Aeneas C. Chuma is the Assistant Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and regional Director for Africa, he spoke with selected Nigerian Journalists at the just concluded 103rd session of the International Labour Conference, in Geneva, Switzerland, on issues of concerns to the region. MOSES JOHN was there What is Ouagadougou+ 10 about and what is the level Read More

No democracy in Adamawa – Gundiri

July 9, 2014 - 0

Engr. Marcus Gundiri, was the defunct ACN candidate in the last governorship poll in Adamawa state. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, the politician among others, speaks on his defection from APC to PDP which he believes has transformed and changed for the better Why did you leave APC to PDP? I was requested by my people to come into Read More

2015 is not about Jonathan and I

July 8, 2014 - 0

In this exclusive interview with ZAINAB SULEIMAN OKINO, Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa state opened up on President Goodluck Jonathan ‘s bid and the 2015 presidential election, the crisis that rocked the PDP and his relationship with General Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He said he is not bothered about who will inherit his legacies; neither is he grooming Read More

Solid minerals will yield over 50 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue – Ladi Ibrahim

June 25, 2014 - 0

Hajiya Mariam Ladi Ibrahim, a Kogi state delegate at the National Conference, is the immediate past president of the Association of Nigerian Accountants (ANA) and presently chairs the Financial Reporters Council of Nigeria (FRCN).  She is also a board member of the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI). Among other issues, she tells EMEKA NZE that there is need to Read More

There’s crack in South-east Governors Forum – Nwaorgu

June 18, 2014 - 0

Dr. Joe Nwaorgu, a delegate at the national conference is the Secretary General of the apex Igbo pan socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo. In this interview with EMEKA NZE, the delegate expresses the  believe that the South East Governors Forum(SEGF) has no unified agenda for the Igbo  at the ongoing confab When you were nominated as a delegate into the national Read More

Jonathan has not failed Nigeria – Uko

June 18, 2014 - 0

Aham Uko is a banker, economic expert and currently a  regional staff of United Bank for Africa. He was recently in his Ohuhu community in Abia state during which he donated some projects, including the inauguration of an endowment for widows in the area. SUNDAY NWAKANMA takes him up on some national issues as well as those bordering on development Read More

We will open more estates in Imo – Nwosu

June 18, 2014 - 0

In this interview, Hon. Uche Nwosu, the Imo state Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Planning, tells  CHIDIEBERE IWUOHA  how the administration blocked the land racketeers in the state The lands ministry I met I arrived the ministry at a time its image and rating were at its lowest ebb as a result of the activities of past commissioners and Read More

Lagos crooks send retired army officer to early grave

June 18, 2014 - 0

The Holy Writ tells us that those who want to get rich fall into diverse temptations. Temptation is a primordial phenomenon, which took its root from the Garden of Eden following the enticement of Eve by Satan to munch the forbidden fruit. Later, the bait was passed to Adam and he too fell for it. Ever since, temptation has stuck Read More

Solid minerals will yield over 50 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue – Hajiya Ladi

June 16, 2014 - 0

Hajiya Maryam Ladi Ibrahim, a Kogi State delegate at the national conference, is the immediate past president of Association of Nigerian Accountants (ANA) and presently the chairman of Financial Reporters Council of Nigeria and board member of Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI). She spoke with EMEKA NZE on the need to establish a solid mineral producing states commission to Read More

Meet the man who generated #BringBackOurGirls hashtag

June 16, 2014 - 0

Nnenna Ibehc Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi is an Abuja-based lawyer.  He started the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag on Twitter, which helped to create awareness worldwide about the plight of the kidnapped school girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok Borno State. As at May 31, a Twitter analytic tool, Topsy, estimated that more than 3.1 million tweets have been sent using the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag. Read More

Our researches are of international standard – Nasarawa varsity VC

June 11, 2014 - 0

In this interview with AHMED TUKUR, the Vice Chancellor,  Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Muhammed Akaro Mainoma,  speaks on measures put in place to improve the 12-year old university amidst some challenges My agenda for the university Certainly, we have a structure that is already established. First, we want to build on what is already established and how we want Read More

Bamaiyi’s comment on emergency rule shocking, unfortunate – Bego

June 4, 2014 - 0

Abdullahi Bego is Special Adviser on Press Affairs and Information to Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State. In this interview with pressmen in Damaturu, he discusses what the Yobe State Government is doing to help restore peace and security to parts of the state affected by Boko Haram insurgency. He also described as shocking and unfortunate comments credited to retired Read More

I‘ve cured judges, senators others of HIV/AIDS – Cure claimant

May 29, 2014 - 77

Prince Ayodele Adeleye is a   laboratory science graduate from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The medical science researcher commonly called professor researched into some ailments, including HIV/AIDS all of which he now claims to have the right cure. In this interview with IDIBA GABRIEL, the former staff of ABUTH speaks on how he came about the cure and the accompanying challenges Read More

Our plan is to actualise Biafra by December – Kalu

May 28, 2014 - 0

Nnamdi Kanu is the Director of Radio Biafra.  In this Interview with select journalists, he bares his mind on sundry issues as they affect Igbos; even as he describes Nigeria and an illegal entity. PATRICK AHANOR was there Resurrecting Biafra The reason we are resurrecting Biafra again is that the same reasons that led to the initial declaration of independence Read More

In restoring peace to Okene, I lost 6 brothers – Karakau, ex-council chair

May 21, 2014 - 0

Alhaji Abubakar Yahaya Karaku, a grassroots politician  is a special adviser to the Kogi state governor who hails from Okene local government area of the state. In this interview with OYIBO SALIHU,  the former council chairman of Okene local government  relives his experience and the sacrifice he made while trying to restore peace to the then crisis-torn area.   The governor’s Read More

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Ghost prostitute leads banker to Christ

May 14, 2014 - 1

Nigerians have come to terms with the phenomenon of ghost workers and ghost pensioners. Going by the recent discoveries in the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) at the state and federal levels, close to 30 percent of the workforce come from the graves every month to collect wages and pension entitlements. The third tier of government is also not left Read More

‘Boko Haram’ll be over by 2016’

May 14, 2014 - 0

Your impression of the national conference I feel as if the president had to rush through the programme because for a long while it appeared that he was not enthusiastic about the idea of whether sovereign national conference or national conference at all. That he probably got persuaded that it was in the national interest for us to come together, Read More

Workers’ housing to be ready in six months – Omar

April 30, 2014 - 0

Finally, the long-awaited mass housing scheme for workers is set for launch. In this report, MOSES JOHN who spoke to the NLC President, Abdulwaheed Omar, on the project, among other national issues, writes on the encounter        2014 May Day and the workers housing scheme? Provision of housing especially affordable housing for Nigeria workers is a major priority on ground Read More

No need for jamboree visits to the president – Don Pedro Obaseki

April 18, 2014 - 1

Popularly referred to by his peers and admirers as Don-P or The Don, Chief (Dr) Obaseki was formerly President of the Filmmakers Cooperative of Nigeria (FCON). He became a lecturer of Theatre Arts at the University of Benin, Nigeria, at age 21. Arguably one of Nigeria’s most influential entertainment personalities, the blunt and outspoken Don Pedro Obaseki, is one of Read More